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In this video, you'll learn 20 of the most common words and phrases in Afrikaans.
Hi everybody, my name is Ingrid.
Welcome to The 800 Core Afrikaans Words and Phrases video series!
This series will teach you the eight hundred most common words and phrases in Afrikaans.
Ok! Let's get started! First is…
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Hallo.
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"Hello."
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Hallo.
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Hallo.
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"Hello."
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Hallo. Aangename kennis.
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"Hello. It's nice to meet you."
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Hallo. Aangename kennis.
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Verskoon my.
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"Excuse me."
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Verskoon my.
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Verskoon my.
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"Excuse me."
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Verskoon my, het jy my hond gesien?
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"Excuse me, have you seen my dog?"
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Verskoon my, het jy my hond gesien?
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Ek is jammer.
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"I'm sorry."
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Ek is jammer.
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Ek is jammer.
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"I'm sorry."
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Ek is jammer. Ek is laat.
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"I'm sorry. I'm late."
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Ek is jammer. Ek is laat.
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Goeie nag.
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"Good night."
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Goeie nag.
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Goeie nag.
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"Good night."
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Goeie nag, ek sal binnekort met jou praat.
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"Good night, I'll talk to you soon."
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Goeie nag, ek sal binnekort met jou praat.
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Aangenaame kennis.
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"Nice to meet you."
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Aangenaame kennis.
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Aangenaame kennis.
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"Nice to meet you."
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Aangename kennes, kom asseblief binne.
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"Please come in. Nice to meet you."
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Aangename kennes, kom asseblief binne.
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Hoe gaan dit met jou?
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"How are you?"
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Hoe gaan dit met jou?
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Hoe gaan dit met jou?
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"How are you?"
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Dit gaan goed, hoe gaan dit met jou?
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"I'm doing very well, how are you?"
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Dit gaan goed, hoe gaan dit met jou?
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Ja.
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"Yes."
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Ja.
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Ja.
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"Yes."
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Ja, dit is waar.
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"Yes. It's true."
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Ja, dit is waar.
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Nee.
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"No."
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Nee.
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Nee.
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"No."
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Nee dankie.
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"No thanks."
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Nee dankie.
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Dankie.
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"Thank you."
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Dankie.
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Dankie.
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"Thank you."
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Dankie, maar ek het dit nie bestel nie.
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"Thank you, but I didn't order it."
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Dankie, maar ek het dit nie bestel nie.
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Ek is (naam).
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"I'm..."
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Ek is...
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Ek is...
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"I'm..."
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Ek is Sara.
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"I'm Sara."
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Ek is Sara.
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Totsiens.
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"Goodbye."
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Totsiens.
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Totsiens.
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"Goodbye."
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Totsiens, sien jou later.
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"Goodbye, see you later."
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Totsiens, sien jou later.
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sleg
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"bad"
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sleg
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sleg
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"bad"
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Daardie is nie sleg nie.
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"That one's not bad."
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Daardie is nie sleg nie.
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goeie
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"good"
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goeie
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goeie
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"good"
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Sy is 'n goeie persson.
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"She is a good person."
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Sy is 'n goeie persson.
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mooi
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"pretty"
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mooi
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mooi
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"pretty"
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Jy is so mooi.
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"You are so pretty."
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Jy is so mooi.
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lelik
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"ugly"
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lelik
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lelik
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"ugly"
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lelikke gesig
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"ugly face"
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lelikke gesig
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maklik
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"easy"
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maklik
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maklik
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"easy"
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Die lewe is nie altyd maklik nie.
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"Life is not always easy."
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Die lewe is nie altyd maklik nie.
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moeilik
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"difficult"
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moeilik
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moeilik
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"difficult"
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Dit is moeilik om wit meubels skoon te hou.
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"It is difficult to keep white furniture clean."
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Dit is moeilik om wit meubels skoon te hou.
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naby
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"near"
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naby
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naby
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"near"
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Die seep lê naby die spieël.
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"The soap is near the mirror."
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Die seep lê naby die spieël.
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ver
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"far"
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ver
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ver
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"far"
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Die bioskoop is ver weg van ons huis.
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"The cinema is far away from our house."
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Die bioskoop is ver weg van ons huis.
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klein
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"small"
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klein
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klein
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"small"
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‘n Klein bier asseblief.
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"A small beer please."
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‘n Klein bier asseblief.
Well done! In this lesson, you expanded your vocabulary and learned 20 new useful words.
See you next time!
Totsiens.

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